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Canonical releases dual-boot Ubuntu and Android developer preview

Files and instructions available to run both operating systems on your Nexus 4 If you're looking to have a little bit of Ubuntu fun on your Nexus 4 during the holiday break, Canonical has something that should interest you. They have released a method to flash your phone so that it can boot into...
Nexus 5 Android 4.4.2

Android 4.4.2 factory images now available for Nexus 4, 5, 7s and 10

A Google-sanctioned way to return to the latest stock build Update: It looks like the broken links are now fixed. Go grab your factory images! Original Story: Following tightly (as usual) behind the broad release of Android 4.4.2 over the air, full factory images of the latest build of Android...
Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

Android 4.4.1 arriving on more Nexus devices [update]

Along with Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 LTE also getting new Android version Update: The OTA file for the Wifi version of the Nexus 7 (2013) is now available. You'll find the link after the break. Get to it! Original Story: The Nexus 5 isn't the only device getting updated to the new version...

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The Nexus family — a smartphone retrospective

We take a look back at the five Nexus smartphones that captured our nerd hearts As debate continues over whether we'll ever see a Nexus 6, or whether it'll be replaced by something else, like the rumored "Android Silver" program — and such conversations seem to happen around this time each year...
Android 4.4.3

Google releases Android 4.4.3 factory images for Nexus devices

New Android version brings redesigned Phone app along with anticipated bug fixes In an effort to create a balance in the force, Google has dropped the Android 4.4.3 image for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2013 (excluding the LTE version at present), Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 on their downloads...
Ubuntu Touch

Ubuntu touch support dropped for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (2012), Nexus 10

Nexus 5 support also on hold for the time being The poor Galaxy Nexus just can't catch a break. It, along with the Nexus 10 and the 2012 version of the Nexus 7 have been dropped from Ubuntu Touch support by Canonical. Also, support for the Nexus 5 is on hold. Of course, the question everyone has...
Ubuntu

Canonical releases dual-boot Ubuntu and Android developer preview

Files and instructions available to run both operating systems on your Nexus 4 If you're looking to have a little bit of Ubuntu fun on your Nexus 4 during the holiday break, Canonical has something that should interest you. They have released a method to flash your phone so that it can boot into...
Nexus 5 Android 4.4.2

Android 4.4.2 factory images now available for Nexus 4, 5, 7s and 10

A Google-sanctioned way to return to the latest stock build Update: It looks like the broken links are now fixed. Go grab your factory images! Original Story: Following tightly (as usual) behind the broad release of Android 4.4.2 over the air, full factory images of the latest build of Android...
Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

Android 4.4.1 arriving on more Nexus devices [update]

Along with Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 LTE also getting new Android version Update: The OTA file for the Wifi version of the Nexus 7 (2013) is now available. You'll find the link after the break. Get to it! Original Story: The Nexus 5 isn't the only device getting updated to the new version...
Nexus 4, Moto G

Moto G versus Nexus 4

How does last year’s Nexus shape up against this year’s entry-level champion? Motorola’s latest entry-level handset, the Moto G, has been turning heads thanks to its relatively low price point and compelling specs and feature set. It’s a step below the Nexus 5 — the device it tied with in the “...
Accessibility

Odin Mobile to sell Nexus 4 with extra customer support for the visually impaired

Device to include unique widget to showcase apps for low-vision users Odin Mobile, a T-Mobile MVNO based in Rockville, Md., has announced that they will be selling the 16GB Nexus 4 for $329. While this is a good way for people who want a brand-new Nexus 4 to acquire one, the one from Odin Mobile...
got wood?

Treat your Nexus 4 to a sexy wood back

Give your Nexus 4 some wood There's a lot of talk about Motorola taking their sweet time to make the wood backs for the Moto X available, but if you've got a Nexus 4 and are a little bit handy you can get some wood right now. Leland Sindt, A.K.A. proprietor of thinWood on Etsy, has designed some...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4's Android 4.4 KitKat OTA download links now available

For those of you who just can't stand waiting for the Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update to roll out over the air — but who also don't have an unlocked bootloader, here's your quick path to updating. XDA's got the manual install URLs for the update, which you can apply through adb sideload in...

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